Interdepartmental Working Group summarizes its activities
25 December 2012, Tuesday
On 24 December 2012, the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan chaired the Final Meeting of the Interdepartmental Working Group for the introduction of Lean production techniques. The Session summarised the performance of the Interdepartmental Working Group in 2012 regarding the introduction of Lean production vehicles and discussed proposals to be included into the agenda of the Working Group for 2013.
Dear current and retired employees of the customs service!
On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, I congratulate you on your professional holiday, the Customs Officer Day of the Russian Federation!
In the context of globalisation processes, the relevance and importance of the customs service is increasing. Owing to the activities of customs officers, the safety of human life and the environment in general is being protected, the competitiveness of the economy is increased in the national interests.
The Tatarstan Customs Service is continuously improving it work, with the most important indicators of its performance being the use of the latest information technologies, professionalism, decency, and responsibility of its employees.
I express my deep gratitude to the long-service employees for their dedication and mentoring. You have laid a solid foundation for the current success of the Customs. Our sincere gratitude also goes to those who are still in the ranks, passing on valuable experience to the new generation.
I congratulate all the employees of the customs service in Tatarstan on their professional holiday and wish you peaceful service, good health, family well-being, and every success in your life!
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Albert Karimov
There are more than 3,000 mechanical engineering enterprises employing about 120,000 people in the republic today. Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov said this today in Naberezhnye Chelny at a ceremony dedicated to the Mechanical Engineer’s Day.
Before the official ceremony, the President toured an exhibition of products manufactured by Tatarstan’s mechanical engineering companies. The exhibition displayed trucks, buses, tractors, electric cars, charging stations, gas turbine power plants, medical equipment, etc.
Rustam Minnikhanov congratulated the industry workers on their professional holiday and stressed that despite all the difficulties, this year there has been a dynamic growth in the indicators of the enterprises. During the first seven months of 2021, products worth RUB 408 billion were shipped, which is 1.5 times higher than in 2019. Positive changes are shown both by large companies and midsize enterprises in small towns.
The Tatarstan President also expressed gratitude to long-service workers of the sector, noting that many companies employ several generations of working families.
Then, President Minnikhanov presented a number of Tatarstan awards for great contribution to the development of the mechanical engineering sector.
Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Albert Karimov held an open meeting with students of the Kazan National Research Technological University.
During the event, Minister Karimov delivered a comprehensive speech on the topic “Tatarstan’s Manufacturing Industry as the Main Driver of Regional Economic Development”, during which he outlined the main achievements of industrial sectors in Tatarstan and spoke about the main achievements and trends in the republic’s manufacturing industry development.
In his welcome address he pointed out that the main source of labour productivity is the transition to Industry 4.0, the industrial revolution based on massive implementation of information technologies.
Today, a marking system is applied in production facilities that allows one to track the location of a product. There are examples of smart factories where machines communicate with each other via the internet and produce personalised products without human intervention.
Today, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan German Lerner, attended the official opening ceremony of a memorial plaque to Ravil Gilfanov.
Ravil Gilfanov led a thorny life in the difficult war and post-war period. Being 14 years old, he left school to provide for his family and began his working career in 1943 as a turner’s apprentice at the P.O. Box 466 plant (plant No. 708, nowadays known as the Kazan Electro-Technical Plant). In 1944, he entered the Solovetsky Naval Cadet Training Camp, after the graduation of which he went to the front. After the Great Patriotic War, in 1957, he joined the Kazan Electro-Technical Plant where he rose from senior technician at an experimental design bureau to chief engineer, having worked there for 26 years. He made a great contribution to the development of the defence industry and was awarded the State Prize of the USSR for the creation of new military equipment.
“Today is a momentous occasion. We pay tribute and express our gratitude to the participant of the Great Patriotic War, veteran of labour, the man who set an example of will, courage, firmness, selfless devotion to the Motherland. This is not just a tribute, but also a lesson of courage and glory for the younger generation,” said German Lerner in his opening speech.